May 11, 2015--New Officers, Board Members, and Fellows
At the close of the annual dinner on May 11, David Nasaw was succeeded as the Society's president by Jill Lepore, the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. The author and journalist Tony Horwitz assumed the vice presidency.
Elected to the executive board were George Chauncey, Ann Fabian, Annette Gordon-Reed, Jane Kamensky, Fredrik Logevall, and Tiya Miles.
Elected to membership in the Society were: Stephen Aron Rick Atkinson Douglas Blackmon Kate Brown Dan T. Carter Joan Didion Elizabeth A. Fenn Richard Wightman Fox Joshua Freeman Beverly Gage Gary Giddins Amy Greenberg Peniel Joseph Robin D.G. Kelley Steven Lawson Thomas Mallon John Fabian Witt Lawrence Wright